Cinemalaya Short ‘Pugon’ director calls casting Soliman Cruz, Andrea del Rosario a blessing

Cinemalaya has been a platform for artists to show their talents and to be discovered by the mainstream media. Having a newbie star in the Cinemalaya 2021 Short Pugon, it makes one wonder how and why they got the part. “Audition. Bilang director kasi, kalahati ng trabaho mo tapos na after ng casting. And alam …

First images from ‘AbeNida’ starring Allen Dizon, Katrina Halili

Production has wrapped for Louie Ignacio’s upcoming psychological drama AbeNida starring Allen Dizon and Katrina Halili. Check out the first official images below: (Photos courtesy of producer Ferdinand Lapuz) The film which was shot in Cavinti, Laguna is about Abe, a wood carver and his wife Nida. Executive Producer Baby Fabugais GoProducer Dennis C. Evangelista …

Anti-racism film by Filipino-Australian director screens at 43rd Moscow International Film Festival

Filipino filmmakers are making their mark at the 43rd Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF). Aside from acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza who is Chairman of the MIFF Competition Jury, and Lav Diaz in the Masters program, another Filipino has achieved a feat at the prestigious filmfest. Filipino-Australian director Matthew Victor Pastor’s film on anti-racism “A Pencil …

Cinema Rehiyon 2021 Offers Free Masterclasses

Cinema Rehiyon 2021 offers four free masterclasses from the industry experts on screenplay for women and LGBTQIA+ on March 6, documentary filmmaking and experimental cinema on March 13 and 20, respectively. Cinema Rehiyon 2021: Voices From The Margins Festival Director Tito Valiente underscores the importance of masterclasses that address the concerns and issues of regional …

‘Dito at Doon’ to deliver high school “kilig” feels

“Hala, hala, hala! Parang kilig katorse ‘yan ah!” (Getting giddy like you’re fourteen!) – Victor Anastacio in Dito at Doon trailer. TBA Studios and WASD Films’ upcoming romance movie ‘Dito at Doon’ takes us back to those high school “kilig” feels but set in the pandemic. Starring Janine Gutierrez and JC Santos with Victor Anastacio …

QCinema now accepts submissions for 2021 short film competition

The search is on for QCinema International Film Festival’s new batch of entries for its short film competition. Each chosen film will receive a production grant worth P350,000 with ownership of film rights. QCinema, which has been recently voted as the best local film festival in the country by local film reviewers and regarded as one …

Award-winning films from Regal Entertainment to air on One Screen Channel this March

Movie enthusiasts are in for an exciting treat as Cignal TV and Regal Entertainment Inc. bring top-tier cinematic pieces to the comforts of your home. Through One Screen Channel, films that have acquired recognition both here and abroad will now be seen on Cignal’s channel on all weekends of March up to December. Critically-acclaimed films …